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Warner wins: Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Virginia Senate race

November 7th, 2014 1:59 pm by MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

Gillespie said he would not seek a recount in the tight race even though state law entitled him to one.

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Ousted Tennessee state Sen. Stacey Campfield empties Senate account

Ousted Tennessee state Sen. Stacey Campfield empties Senate account

November 10th, 2014 11:34 am by Associated Press

Under rules for "constituent communications" accounts, if Campfield hadn't spent the money it would have gone to Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs, who defeated Campfield in the primary.

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Abortion rights supporters want vote invalidated

Abortion rights supporters want vote invalidated

November 7th, 2014 7:31 pm by Associated Press

Opponents of Amendment 1 are asking a federal judge to void the vote that amended the Tennessee Constitution to make it easier for lawmakers to restrict abortions.

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Tennessee lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

Tennessee lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

November 6th, 2014 4:13 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Proposals include counseling, waiting periods, new clinic regulations and ultrasound requirements.

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Amendment 1 backer, foe both expect strict regulation

Amendment 1 backer, foe both expect strict regulation

November 5th, 2014 9:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Local supporters and opponents of Amendment 1 expect Tennessee legislators will work quickly to put stricter regulations on abortion clinics in place after voters approved the state constitutional measure on Tuesday.

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What places that legalized pot need to know

What places that legalized pot need to know

November 5th, 2014 1:40 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Oregon and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday, and Alaska looks poised to do the same.

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Republican victories upend U.S. political dynamic

Republican victories upend U.S. political dynamic

November 5th, 2014 1:14 pm by Nancy Benac and Ken Thomas, Associated Press

A weakened President Barack Obama and emboldened Republican leaders in Congress began adjusting to a new political dynamic Wednesday after voters coast to coast used the midterm elections to sharpen the dividing lines in an already divided government.

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Newcomer, three incumbents win Elizabethton council seats

Newcomer, three incumbents win Elizabethton council seats

November 5th, 2014 12:15 pm by John Thompson

Also, there will be two new faces on the Elizabethton Board of Education.

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How did you vote? A look at the numbers on Tennessee's constitutional amendments

How did you vote? A look at the numbers on Tennessee's constitutional amendments

November 5th, 2014 7:31 am by Associated Press

Statewide vote tallies on each of the four amendments.

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Update: Tennessee voters pass amendment to restrict abortion

Update: Tennessee voters pass amendment to restrict abortion

November 5th, 2014 5:32 am by Associated Press

With nearly all precincts reporting, support for all four constitutional amendments on the Tennessee ballot was outstripping opposition.

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Tennessee voters approve constitutional income tax ban

Tennessee voters approve constitutional income tax ban

November 4th, 2014 11:42 pm by Associated Press

Voters have approved a change to the Tennessee Constitution that would prohibit lawmakers from imposing a state income tax.

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